Lemire LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy R. Foote as a Managing Director and Meryl P. Kaye as a Senior Director.
Ms. Foote, a seasoned attorney with two decades of experience in multifaceted and high-stakes litigation and investigations, will direct many of the firm’s complex investigations and advise public agencies and private corporations on risk mitigation and governance issues.
Prior to joining Lemire LLC, Ms. Foote managed a boutique litigation law firm based in New York City and was previously associated with the national law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner. She began her career as a prosecutor at the New York County District Attorney’s Office. Ms. Foote’s portfolio of cases has involved allegations of securities fraud, accounting fraud, agent-principal disputes, defamation, antitrust violations, employment-related claims, and intellectual property disputes. She has defended clients in criminal and civil matters, including matters pending before the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, and local law enforcement departments.
Ms. Kaye has more than 20 years of experience performing analytical research and field investigations. She will oversee the firm’s Research and Analysis practice, including in the areas of litigation support, due diligence, asset searching, corporate misconduct, and financial fraud.
Recently, Ms. Kaye served as a Principal with Cornerstone Investigations, LLC, a professional investigative firm serving legal, financial, and corporate clients. Before that, she was the Director of Research for SafirRosetti (now Guidepost Solutions), a leader in the investigative and security services industry, where she was in charge of the firm’s research and business intelligence practices. In that role, Ms. Kaye oversaw complex, multifaceted assignments, including matters involving real estate fraud, insider trading, breaches of intelligence, corporate malfeasance, mergers and acquisitions, trademark infringement, and grey market/counterfeit goods. Ms. Kaye also held managerial positions at two global investigative firms.
“Amy and Meryl bring unique skill sets to the firm, and we look forward to enhancing our expertise with them on our team,” stated Katherine A. Lemire, President of Lemire LLC.
About Lemire LLC
Lemire LLC, a compliance and risk consulting firm, has been engaged by corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations to provide integrity monitoring and investigative services, compliance auditing, and due diligence. The firm is comprised of a team of experts – including former federal and local law enforcement investigators and prosecutors, forensic accountants, and analysts – with specific experience in serving government and private sector clients.